The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 92 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 26 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.97% 5.47% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 13
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,750 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
373 274 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.77% 17.55% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 340 234 282
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (54.35%) MS Exchange
5 22 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (43.48%) Windows
7 19 (41.30%) Office 365
8 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (32.61%) Unified Communications
9 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
10 12 (26.09%) MCSE
11 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
11 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
12 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (21.74%) VMware
13 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
13 9 (19.57%) SAN
14 8 (17.39%) MCSA
14 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
14 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (15.22%) Degree
15 7 (15.22%) Use Case
15 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (15.22%) Citrix
16 6 (13.04%) Migration
16 6 (13.04%) MS Office
16 6 (13.04%) ITIL
16 6 (13.04%) SCCM
16 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (10.87%) MCITP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 25 (54.35%) MS Exchange
3 22 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
5 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) Office 365
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Unified Communications
2 9 (19.57%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) Wireless
4 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 2 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (2.17%) PBX
5 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) Messaging Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Account Manager
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Sales Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.17%) Clustering
1 1 (2.17%) Statistics
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Use Case
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
4 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) Business Development
6 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.17%) Email Management
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.17%) Coaching
6 1 (2.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.09%) MCSE
3 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) MCSA
5 7 (15.22%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) MCITP
7 4 (8.70%) MCTS
8 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.17%) CCNA
9 1 (2.17%) CCA
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.17%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.17%) HP MASE
9 1 (2.17%) NCIE
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 4 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) NetApp
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) Open-E
6 2 (4.35%) Mitel
7 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.17%) Lumension
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee
7 1 (2.17%) HP
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